Sources

This section includes information on sources for family history in Bristol & Avon.

Bristol Burgesses
Burgesses were men (and the occasional woman) admitted as freemen of the City.

Censuses
Here you will find information about the indexes that are available to the censuses held every ten years from 1841 onwards.

Wills
Wills are valuable documents for confirming and establishing relationships, and for providing information about personal circumstances.